Last week my father had an opportunity to serve as a ‘guardian’ on a Kansas Honor Flight to Washington D.C. Approximately 25 World War II veterans flew from Kansas City and 25 from Wichita, Kansas, to our nation’s capitol to visit the National World War II Memorial as well as other historic sites. This past Saturday, I helped my dad create a short (5.5 minute) narrated slideshow about the Kansas Honor Flight and his reflections on the experience. Dad selected six photos he took with his iPhone on the trip, and he narrated them on an iPad using the app “Explain Everything.” This was an extremely moving and powerful experience for everyone who was involved. If you have an opportunity to support Honor Flights in your state, please do so. It’s an important and moving way to say THANKS to our surviving World War II veterans for the sacrifices they made for our country. Hats off to Southwest Airlines who provided 25 free tickets on each Kansas Honor Flight for the WWII vets.
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